A widening trade deficit and a pause in aid payments from Gulf allies helped Egypt post its deepest current account deficit in more than two years during the first three months of 2015, despite a surge in foreign direct investment.
The US trade deficit shrank for the fourth straight month in August, falling to the lowest level since January as exports rose to an all-time high.
The deficit dropped 0.5 per cent in August to $40.1 billion, compared to a revised
Jordan's trade deficit widened in the first six months of this year by 10.5 percent to 5.35 billion dinars ($7.5 billion) compared with the same period in 2013, due to a higher bill for Saudi oil and increased consumption, official data show
The US trade deficit unexpectedly widened in November due to a surge in imports, pointing to a sharp slowdown in economic growth during the last three months of 2012.
Still, the trade gap's growth was driven by imports of cons
Jordan's trade deficit widened 34.2 per cent to JD3.24 billion ($4.56 billion) in the first quarter of this year against the same period in 2011, due to a higher bill for imported Saudi oil and other petroleum products, official data showed on Wed
The US trade deficit narrowed in April on slowing global demand, with both imports and exports dropping from record high levels set in March as Europe's slumping economy appeared to take a toll, a government report showed.
The gap shra
India's trade deficit swelled in July to its biggest level in almost two years, putting further pressure on the current account and on the need for India to attract capital inflows to avoid pressure on its currency.
Jordan's first-half trade deficit widened 18 per cent from the same period last year to JD2.792 billion ($3.9 billion), due to a higher bill for imported Saudi oil, official data showed on Monday.
A chronic trade deficit and spiralling
The United States on Sunday pressed China to give 'fair access' for foreign companies, and China stressed the risks both economies face from Europe's debt woes, ahead of top-level talks in Beijing.
Speaking in China's comme
Beijing offered a robust defence of its currency policy on Tuesday, denying that it manipulates the yuan and rejecting the argument that a stronger exchange rate would erase the US trade deficit with China.
A Foreign Ministry spokesman, Ji